Mississippi Valley State University

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August 21, 2014

Academic Advisor/Assessment Coordinator




Academic Advising Center



Academic Advisor/Assessment Coordinator


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (12-months)



Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Position Available:

September 1, 2014


Job Description:


The Academic Advisor/Assessment Coordinator will serve as academic advisor for a caseload of freshman students with 30 hours or less; conducts initial orientation appointments with new students; analyzes student records in preparation for advising session and scheduling of courses; instructs First Year Experience seminar course; serves as EMAP coach for a core of assigned students; participates in staff development training, and workshops; receives and gives referrals to and from faculty and other university officials for students’ major considerations, academic issues, and/or social concerns; collaborates with faculty and Academic Advisors to monitor student’s academic progress with Grades First; attends on-site and virtual Grades First trainings; and performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Desired:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Social/Behavioral Sciences or any other related area is required; Prior experience as an academic advisor or academic coach in a higher education setting is preferred; 3 to 5 years of experience in a higher education setting is preferred; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational an interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse populations; and computer literate with a solid working knowledge of computer software to analyze, interpret, and retrieve data for assessing and tracking students information.


Application Deadline:

Open until filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer